Weirdo (song)

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"Weirdo"
Single by The Charlatans
from the album Between 10th and 11th
Released 24 February 1992
Format 7" vinyl, 12" vinyl, CD maxi
Recorded 1991
Genre Madchester
Length 3:38
Label Situation Two, Beggars Banquet
Producer(s) Flood
The Charlatans singles chronology
"Me. In Time"
(1991)
"Weirdo"
(1992)
"Tremelo Song"
(1992)

"Weirdo" was a single released by The Charlatans in 1992. It was the first single released from the band's second album Between 10th and 11th. The single reached no. 19 on the UK Singles Chart.[1] The single was the band's most successful in the United States, peaking at no. 1 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks chart for a week in May 1992[2][3] and no. 10 on the Billboard Hot Dance Club Play Singles chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Brookes, Blunt, R. Collins, Burgess; except where noted

7"
  1. "Weirdo" – 3:38
  2. "Theme from 'The Wish'" (Brookes, M. Collins, Blunt, R. Collins) – 3:31
12"
  1. "Weirdo" – 3:38
  2. "Theme from 'The Wish'" (Brookes, M. Collins, Blunt, R. Collins) – 3:31
  3. "Sproston Green (US Version)" (Baker, Blunt, R. Collins, Burgess) – 6:01
  4. "Weirdo (Alternate Take)" – 3:24
CD
  1. "Weirdo" – 3:38
  2. "Theme from 'The Wish'" (Brookes, M. Collins, Blunt, R. Collins) – 3:31
  3. "Weirdo (Alternate Take)" – 3:24
  4. "Sproston Green (US Version)" (Baker, Blunt, R. Collins, Burgess) – 6:01
Chart (1992) Peak
position
Ireland (IRMA)[4] 22
Netherlands (Single Top 100)[5] 67
UK Singles (Official Charts Company)[1] 19
US Billboard Hot Dance Club Play[2] 10
US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks[2] 1

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Archive Chart: 1992-03-07" UK Singles Chart. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d "– Awards". AllMusic. All Media Network. 
  3. ^ "May 23, 1992 – Alternative Songs". Billboard (Prometheus Global Media). 23 May 1992. Retrieved 2 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "The Irish Charts – All there is to know". Irishcharts.ie. Retrieved 5 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "Dutchcharts.nl – The Charlatans – Weirdo" (in Dutch). Single Top 100. Retrieved 5 October 2014.
Preceded by
"Teen Angst (What the World Needs Now)" by Cracker
US Billboard Modern Rock Tracks number-one single
23 May 1992 (1 week)
Succeeded by
"The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead" by XTC